We leverage our network to source relevant mentor relations for each startup. By truly understanding our startups’ needs, strengths & weaknesses, we can connect them with accomplished entrepreneurs, corporates, and investors.
Mark established a longstanding career in healthcare after playing pro indoor soccer in the NPSL in the United States.
Carlos Salum is the founder of Salum International Resources, Inc., a Leadership Performance Strategy consultancy in Charlotte, NC.
Ayush is a Venture Fellow at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund.
Javier Espinosa is Co-Director at Tavistock Investment Group, focusing on the group's retail strategy. He has been part of a variety of ventures and opportunities through Tavistock and independently.
Lance Dietz is a Principal at KB Partners, a Chicago-based early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on startups operating at the intersection of sports and technology.
Toby Redshaw is responsible for Verizon’s Enterprise Innovation and 5G Solutions Business.
David Metcalf is a serial entrepreneur that has launched multiple successful ventures and spinoff companies.
Juan Fernando Santos is Senior Vice President of Brand Experience and Innovation at Tavistock Development where he leads the Marketing, Public Relations, and Resident Activation disciplines.
Brian Zwerner is an experienced investor, entrepreneur, and business advisor.
Tech geek with 10+y exp | Startup Wise Guys alumni, Co-founder of CASERS and Brocoders (Ukraine)
Stefan co-founded 7Sports, the sports business unit of ProSiebenSat.1, where he now serves as Managing Director.
He advises clients in the areas of strategy and corporate growth, digitalization, and M&A, as well as organizational design and recruitment.
Siddharth comes with over a decade of proven experience in digital businesses and economy, growing platforms and marketing brands via innovative partnerships & programs.
Thomas Witt is the founding partner and CTO of Infopark AG – a Berlin B2B software pioneer and maker of the SaaS offerings like the Cloud CMS Scrivito.
Christoph Rapp is Head of ISPO Academy, ISPO's global conference format for international business development.
Lauren is the co-founder of Performance on Purpose, LLC, and founder of Total Body Training, LLC, two performance coaching companies focused on advancing leadership and performance potential through keynotes, executive retreats, content design, and executive coaching.
Tobias Gantner is a restless resident of different worlds: A medical doctor by training, a health economist and jurist by education.
Federico Cian is a digital entrepreneur and an enthusiastic endurance triathlete.
Giorgi Khubua is a SportsTech / FitTech entrepreneur since 2017.
With a passion for sports and a knack for business, Christoph Sonnen looks back at over twenty years of founding, managing, and structuring businesses.
Leo is part of the IT Advisory Group at Mazars, a leading Audit, Tax, and Consulting firm. He is based in Berlin.
Mike Shapiro is the Director of Innovation and Venture Investing at Major League Baseball.
Kunal is a tech expert and leader with more than 20 years of experience in leading innovation, growth, and digital transformation.
Emily Ross is a rower, yogi, founder and business mentor.
Joe Moye has over 30 years of technology leadership and management consulting experience in both the private and public sectors.
Daniel is serial entrepreneur with extensive knowhow in data driven business and analytics.
Gert is a product and innovation development expert.
Hans has more than 20 years of experience in the digital ecosystem.
Michael is a technology leader with over 20 years of experience creating software and hardware solutions that deliver efficiency, enable innovation and drive superior financial results for enterprises worldwide.
Stefan Kimmel is a partner at KPMG Law and specializes in cross-border M&A transactions for strategic and financial investors.
Lloyd is the Founder & CEO of Sharp Alpha Advisors, a sports gaming advisory firm with a focus on companies
deploying cutting edge tech.
Jason Sada is the CEO of the Sports Academy Venture Lab.
Arne Stach is a Creative Director at Heimat, Berlin – an ad agency famous for challenging the conventions of advertising.
Chuck Welden holds a B.S. from the University of Alabama in Commerce and Business Administration, a J.D. from George Washington University School of Law, and LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
Michael Redd is living proof that the drive, determination, and focus required to be a world-class athlete
can be translated into a successful career in business and investment.
Joe Boutin began his career as a creative strategist at powerhouses like ESPN, Disney, and The Golf Channel, before launching 321 The Agency in 2011.
Jess is a designer and marketer dedicated to making the world a more thoughtfully created place.
Max Hooper is the CEO of Merging Traffic. He is responsible for the company’s management and growth strategy, serving as the corporate liaison to the financial services industry and various capital formation groups.
After starting out as a high-performance athlete, Sönke’s professional career continued at the heart of the sports industry by consistently accelerating holistic communication and business development projects for and with some of the most prestigious brands in sports and media.
Kyle is the Sr. Manager of UI/UX Design at Carrier’s corporate Incubator.
Marcel is a specialized Diplom Sport Science Manager and holds UEFA Licence A as a football coach.
Hayley is a dynamic CEO, Director, and Entrepreneur with experience in creating and scaling businesses in developed and developing countries.
Dave brings 20+ years of the media industry and management experience to his role as Founder & Managing Director of Metta Sport, a leading agency in esports strategy, sponsorship, media rights, and distribution.
Susan is XPRIZE’s Senior Director, Stakeholder Relationships where she leads the fundraising efforts with corporations, foundations, governments, and other nonprofit organizations in order to scale impact.
Moritz Kreppel is a passionate entrepreneur and sports enthusiast with a professional background in consultancy and politic
Former professional basketball player, participant of the 2008 Olympics, 2x World Championships and 4x European Championships.
Fred Maxik is one of the world’s foremost experts in Solid State Lighting.
Sascha Welters has just started a new adventure and launched the Content Marketing agency Wayne Parker Kent in Germany for the Belgium publisher house Mediahuis as a CEO.
Paul Schif is Managing Director of the Laureus Sport for Good Germany & Austria. He is responsible for the promotion of non-profit sports projects.
Market-oriented management is his expertise: Dominic Multerer orchestrates strategy, sales, and marketing like no other.
Jackie Kennedy is a Startup Business Development Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS), supporting early-stage founders through technical guidance, fundraising advice, and mentorship.
Sinan advises companies like Meitu Inc. on how to growth hack to succeed with their consumer products in new markets.
An entrepreneur in the sports and entertainment world and founder of 5Oceans Partnership, a commercial consultancy focussed on the sports arena.
With a background in special education and law, John Weaver is an entrepreneur, investor, and startup lawyer.
As an open water swimmer Thomas Lurz has won two Olympic medals in Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
Bryan McQuary works in Carrier’s Corporate Incubator using lean startup and design thinking methods to identify, validate, and develop disruptive solutions and business models for the global residential and/or commercial building marketplace.
Simon Heinz is Managing Director of milon CARE GmbH. He is responsible of the product development of milon's B2B and B2C software products.
Todd has helped hundreds of companies, from startups to the Fortune 100, with various tech projects.
Four nearly three decades Charles has worked within the context of sports, fashion, and active lifestyle products for leading global brands.
David is an award winning Extreme Sports Athlete, Entrepreneur, and UI Designer.
Jarrod currently works as the Manager of Former Player Marketing & Engagement with the Los Angeles Rams. In his role, he works to integrate former players as brand ambassadors into the overall marketing, sponsorship and fan engagement strategy of the organization.
Nils worked in several projects in the automotive industry and founded his own startup.
Rüdiger Ohl has been leading successful marketing and communications projects for almost two decades.
Jeremy is Israel’s only active venture capitalist and professional basketball player, a unique combination for leading a sports tech investment fund.
... host workshops and/or offer open office hours in their specific area of expertise.
… are interested in engaging with selected startups throughout the program – and potentially beyond. This is the “deepest” level of mentoring.
… participate in one-off sessions with pre-matched startups.
… share their experience in a fireside chat format during the program.
… are neither Berlin-based nor -bound during the program, but available for virtual advice.